Dr. Scott Steidl, MD

Dr. Scott Steidl, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Scott Steidl, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

53 Sewall St

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Lattice Dystrophy
  • Macular Corneal Dystrophy, Type I
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retina-Vitreous Disorders
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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21  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Iridectomy
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Macular Translocation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scatter Laser Treatment
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mt Si
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • St. Vi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Retina Assoc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Schepens Eye Rsch Inst/Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steidl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Steidl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steidl to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Steidl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am so very grateful to Dr. Steidl for re-aligning my new lens. My previous doctor failed twice to correct the problem but this fine doctor in Portland, in my opinion, performed a miracle He took as much time as necessary to make sure the lens was securely re-aligned. My vision is not 100% but it...more
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When I was living in mid-coast Maine, I had retinal detachment surgery a few years ago on my right eye and I must say that due to the expediency and expertise of that emergency surgery by Dr, Steidl and his wonderful staff, I still have retained my vision to this day. He truly knows what he is...more
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